The Houthis have escalated their Red Sea threat with four attacks on three commercial ships in a span of just seven hours. A spokesperson for the Houthis mentioned attacks on only two vessels, which it said were due to their links to Israel, but only one of the three appears to have any such links
A US Navy guided missile destroyer shot down an Iranian-made drone launched from Yemen on Wednesday, as it was escorting a US navy oiler and a US-flagged ship carrying military equipment in the Red Sea
Gard issues loss prevention advice for vessels transiting region
EU Navfor said it tracked a dhow hijacked last week out of concerns it could be used to stage attacks on further ships, but gave few details
Israeli carrier Zim is rerouting some vessels in light of ‘the threat to safe transit of global trade in the Arabian and Red Seas’
Pirates or Houthis? The identity of the attackers who boarded Zodiac-owned Central Park over the weekend remains unclear. But the net effect of this latest incident — coupled with missile and drone attacks, the seizure of Galaxy Leader, and an unwillingness from navies to commit to escorts — is driving ships with even partial links to Israel to divert
Zodiac’s chemical tanker Central Park was boarded by pirates on Sunday morning, not, as initially reported, Houthi naval forces. All crew are safe and the vessel and cargo undamaged. US navy has apprehended five individuals who are being held for questioning
Five merchant vessels have been damaged by a sea mine or been in the vicinity at the time of an explosion since October
Ships considered to be high-risk targets with links to Israel are diverting around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid being targeted in the Red Sea, however, naval ships are quietly escorting the few remaining vessels prepared to enter the region
Red Sea transits unavoidable for Suez Canal users and even a rise of a fraction of a percentage point could add hundreds of thousands of dollars to cost of a trip
The seizure of the vehicle carrier Galaxy Leader at the hands of Houthi rebels has prompted Israel-linked ships to divert away from the Red Sea and security analysts have warned that the risk of collateral damage via mistaken identity is high
Galaxy Leader is owned by Tel Aviv-based Ray Shipping, one of the largest providers of pure car and truck carriers
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